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president elect kamala harris was to a pipe bomb planted outside the democratic national headquarters. >> cnn reported that harris was evacuated minutes after the pipe bomb was discovered. she was inside the dnc for nearly two hours before it was found. joining us whitney wild and josh campbell. whitney, give us the reporting on this. >> reporter: john and brianna, let me take you back to january 5th, 2021, the night before the riot. the suspect, who is still outstanding, planted the pipe bomb. fast forward to the next day when kamala harris came in with her motorcade through this garage entrance. look how close that is. further, a law enforcement source tells cnn that harris'
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detail swept prior to the arrival, swept the entrances and exits, swept the driveway, swept the parking garage, as well as areas inside the building where she would be. however, clearly something was missed. further, when you look at the timeline, she arrived around 11:25 a.m. that day. the pipe bomb was president discovered until 1:06. she was evacuated at 1:14 through an alternate route far away from the pipe bomb. she was inside the dnc for nearly two hours before the pipe bomb was even found. clearly several questions about how this happened. it exposes not only a security gap here, but more broadly, when you think about the challenge for law enforcement on january 6th, there were security gaps clear through out the city because the day was so chaotic. law enforcement dealing with crises throughout the city that seemed to unfold minute by minute. bad actors had the opportunity
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to exploit those security gaps in some places. fortunately nothing harmful happened here. but it is another example of how much worse that day could have been zblt josh, how much worse it could have been. we're learning how much more risk there was. what questions does that raise for you? >> serious questions by whitney's great reporting. one, the security protocols in place. but also the flow of information. why it's taken so long to hear from folks in government actually talking about what happened. the wap it works on the security side, any time you have a scheduled movement by a protectee of the secret service, they'll send an advanced team. their job is to sweep the building, make contact with the head security official of that building and prepare for every eventuality. if there's a threat, lau do we get this person out, what routes of escape are there. fw there's threats outside,
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maybe we'll hundred der down outside and wait for the cavalry. how was this pipe bomb missed by the advanced team responsible for sweeping that location. to be sure, with the construction of this particular device, the odds of that going off at the exact moment that harris was driving buy in one of these secure battle wagons, the threat to her wasn't as high as it could have been had she been walking around. the second part, on the flow of information. the secret service has a no-fail mission. these are highly trained professionals with one of the most critical jobs in government. for those of us that cover the agency, we know oftentimes in response to our questions, they rely on one standard response and that is we don't talk about protective operations. that's fine in some circumstances. here, you can't fail to response to something because the answer to your question might be embarrassing for the agency. finally, questions for harris as
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well. was she told by the secret service, let's not talk about this, this is under investigation. you can understand in the immediate aftermath of the incident, that being something they want to do to try to figure out what they're dealing with. the reason can't be this is embarrassing, this will give the agency a black eye with lawmakers, certainly not the public. >> this isn't just a miss, it's a big miss. this isn't a gap in informing the public what happened here, this is a big gap. more than a year. what other possible reason could there be other than they're just embarrassed? >> is that for me or whitney. >> you, josh. go ahead. >> we still don't know who this person is. there is that investigative piece. that often will shroud the flow of information. if there's some lead they're trying to work on. but, again nks we're over a year out from that. and the fact that this was not only a bomb at the dnc, there was also a bomb found at the republican national committee. the idea that she was being
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specifically started, not likely. i go back to what i was saying about embarrassment. if that is the reason, they have to speak up and explain what is happening. it's reporting like whitney's that makes these law enforcement agencies better and more effective. you can bet every advance team, they're getting that talk, that look, this is your job, this can't happen again. >> great reporting whitney wild. josh, thank you for being with us this morning. so dangerous, dangerous words from donald trump over the weekend, and perhaps a sign of what's to come if and when he runs for office. the former defeated president speaking to supporters in texas essentially calling for people to take to the streets if he ever faces charges in the multiple investigations into him or his businesses. listen. >> if these radical vicious, racist prosecutors do anything
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wrong or illegal, i hope we are going to have in this country the biggest protest we have ever had in washington, d.c., in new york, in atlanta and elsewhere because our country and our elections are corrupt. they're corrupt. >> that is dangerous, and that is a lie. to boot there, he also brought race into this imaginary slate. >> as a result of that statement overnight, the fulton county district attorney, one of the prosecutors referred to by trump who is investigating his efforts to overturn the election results in georgia, she asked the fbi to provide security for buildings and staff there. we should also note trump put out a statement overnight that more or less admitted he did want pence to just overturn the election. joining us now, attorney and "washington post" contributing columnist george conway.
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george, thanks so much for being with us this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> i want to start with this pardon dangle. the former president didn't just call for people to take to the streets if these court cases go against him, but he also seemed to suggest he would, if elected, pardon the people behind the insurrection. listen. >> if i run and if i win, we will treat those people from january 6th fairly. we will treat them fairly. and if it requires pardons, we will give them pardons because they are being treated so unfairly. >> the legal implications of that, george. >> if it were possible for someone to have violated their oath of office before even taking it, he just did that right there. as far as the practical, legal implications of it are concerned, it actually goes to
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his intent for the second time he was impeached, his intent to obstruct -- to cause an insurrection on capitol hill. he actually wanted them to do this, and the fact that he is now praising them for having done this shows his intent was pretty much -- his state of mind was pretty much as stephanie grisham has described it, he was glad they did it. and that, in turn, goes to the potential criminal investigation that he was -- he's been apparently very much afraid of, given the speech he just gave. this goes to, again, his intent to obstruct, and i'm using words in title 18 section 1512c of the u.s. code, to obstruct or otherwise impede the official proceedings before congress to count the electoral votes. he wanted that stopped, and he did that in a bunch of different
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ways. one was inciting violence which he now proposes to reward people with pardons. he did that through strong arming his vice president to overturn the election, as his statement last night said, and he did that in also -- by having his campaign -- i assume he had some involvement in it -- prepare these false or fake electoral certificates. all of these things really -- it's all starting to gel, the public information. and the real question is -- obviously the january 6th committee is on top of it and has been collecting evidence. the question is whether any of this evidence will be presented to a grand jury. given the facts at least on the surface that we see publicly fit the elements of the offense, there's no reason why a grand jury shouldn't be empanelled to start looking into this for real, whether he's charged or
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whether or not the case ultimately will get tried in the district of columbia will depend on prosecutor's assessments of how it can be presented and the specific evidence they uncover. it's something that has to be looked at and has to be looked at very, very closely. >> and will merrick garland look at it? will the doj look at this? will they probe trump? should they, george? >> yes, they should. that's exactly my point. the u.s. attorney's office in the district of columbia is responsible to attorney general garland, and they're the ones that would present evidence to a grand jury in d.c. if attorney general garland, as his speech indicated two or three weeks ago really means that they're going to look at everything and everybody including people who are much more important to what happened on january 6th than some of the
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food soldiers, he has to do it. >> george, trump put out this statement overnight. what he's doing is criticizing reform of the electoral act. the last line in the statement about mike pence, he could have overturned the election, which is sort of like the end of "a few good men." did you order the code red? you're dam right i did. >> somebody really should read him his miranda rights. he has the right to remain silent. the statements when he praises the insurrectionists. he's not a very smart man. he's a very arrogant man. sometimes, every so often, when it comes to his bad intent, he tells the truth. that's what he's saying here. he wanted to end constitutional
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democracy in the united states. and he's just out and out admitting it now. >> like you said, he's out and out admitting it. it speaks to intent here, george, which is so important when it comes to the president's actions. if he would say i had no idea to how people would respond. now he knows and he's still saying it. it speaks to intent. >> yes, it speaks to intent he's praising these people and he might pardon them. the people in jail in 2024 still would be the most violent of the seditionists, the people charged with sedition who may be convicted of it. he's really going full force into praising the violence that occurred on january 6th. >> and perhaps calling for more, right? one of the things he says, he said -- >> the threats to prosecutors, yes. he's essentially threatening prosecutors in new york, the district of columbia and in atlanta for basically doing
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their jobs, to investigate things that he did. he is basically -- he's someone who essentially -- he doesn't care about the country. he doesn't care about morality, he doesn't care about right and wrong, he doesn't care about democracy, he doesn't care about the people he sends up to capitol hill who might get hurt, he doesn't care about the police officers who get hurt. he only cares about one thing, and that's himself. it's just a complete disgrace. he's beneath contempt, and the notion he could possibly run for president again and be elected is frankly a stain on the united states senate which could have prevented that and an embarrassment to the country. >> look, most people look at this stuff if they're not pro trump, they look at this stuff and it's exhausting, this chaos. >> it absolutely is. >> but it seems to energize
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trump. >> it absolutely energizes trump because it's all about him. he wants to make everything all about him. he wants to make the 2024 campaign about him and his grievances and the wrongs he felt were done to him. mainstream republicans or at least the republican leadership want him to talk about things like inflation and the coronavirus and things that are normal political issues even though they sometimes go too far on some of this stuff. there's attention there. we're starting to see some cracks there a little bit. you did see some republicans yesterday on the sunday shows putting some distance between themselves and the statements trump made about pardoning people. you're starting to see polls where people are -- more republicans are saying maybe trump shouldn't run, and more polls saying that people consider themselves more members of the republican party than they are supporters of donald trump. we're seeing a little of that.
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this should have happened a year ago, two years ago, a long time ago. whether it happens enough to make a difference to make this country a better place and a safer place, i just don't know. >> we'll see. although it is clear that a number of republicans are uncomfortable with what happened this weekend. it does put a number of them in a bind. we'll have to see how they respond going forward. george conway, thanks so much for being with us this morning. >> thanks for having me. new this morning, who does the biden administration plan to sanction if russia invades ukraine? we have new details. breaking this morning, uk prime minister boris johnson will speak a short time from now. he got an update on the party-gate report into him and his administration. the thing is, he kind of controls how the announcements are made about this now. elon musk trying to use his wallet to prescribe a 19-year-old to delete a twitter account that tracks the billionaire's private jet.
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the national security council meets to discuss the tensions on the border. joining me cnn anchor and chief national security correspondent jim sciutto and cnn's natasha ber bertrand. natasha, what have you learned here? >> a white house official is telling cnn that part of the measures that the u.s. is developing to deter potential russian invasion of ukraine, they have developed these sanctions packages against elite russian officials and business leaders that would be imposed if russia did move to attack ukraine yet gep. we're learning these of fishls are in and around the kremlin's inner circle. they won't tell us who is being eyed for these sanctions, they're worried about flight risks, don't want people to have prior warning so they don't move their assets and try to get ahead of the sanctions. this would be a significant move for the u.s. to target people close to russian president
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vladimir putin. those are the people that can potentially convince putin not to take certaining shuns. what the u.s. and allies are hoping, by targeting these oligarchs, threatening to freeze their assets, target their families even, they can hopefully pull strings with russian president vladimir putin and try to get him to pull back from the border. there's a range of other sanctions options that the u.s. is looking at, not just sanctioning the inner circle of the kremlin, to include sanctions on russia's major banks and tight export controls over russia. this is something experts had been calling for because it's one of the things thap think really could move the needle. >> the export controls, the idea here is you have people trying to use stuff, their phones, and they ma be harder to come by, jim. then you have the oligarchs being targeted. are these things together enough of a deterrent?
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>> we don't know. the criticism remains where you have some who say you have to impose the sanctions now, not if and when russia were to invade to make it clear that this is different. what is clear is the biden administration, european allies are considering a range of sanctions they have not done in the past to back up this point that these are qualitative different. we're going to make it hurt for the russian economy in a way the west has not done before which, by the way, has proved insufficient. a whole host of sanctions in place since 2014 that haven't moved russia. they still occupy crimea and large parts of eastern ukraine. those didn't work. will these work? there still remains the criticism that just langing these out here as a menu of things that might happen is not the same as imposing them today. >> jim, big week. today you have the security
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council. there could be a face-off. we know a phone call set up between antony blinken and sergey lavrov. what are you looking for in the next couple days? >> i'd pay far less attention to what you hear coming out of the mouths of russian officials and watch for activity on the ground. that's the dissidents that's been in place. more, not fewer, russian troops have ended up on the border there. what's key is you look at the red dots around the eastern and northern border of ukraine, is that russia doesn't have the country surrounded, but it does have the ability to carry out a pinscher movement in effect. what's significant about the forces in belarus is it's very close. there's kyiv on the map there, very close to the ukrainian capital. it's a different number of forces than we've seen in the past. it's a different quality of forces in terms of all the
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capabilities they have there, but it's also a different geographic array of them. they're coming from more than just the east now potentially. i would watch that border and military movements more than what is something of diplomatic theater from what you might hear from the floor of the u.n. security council. >> jim, we'll see you at the top of the hour. natasha, thank you for your new reporting on sanctions. the senior civil servant investigating boris johnson and his alleged partying during the uk's covid lockdown provided an update on his report to the prime minister's officer. cnn's abdullah aziz is joining us. everything people want to know about is pretty much in his hands. >> reporter: absolutely, brianna. right down here downing street officials are parsing through that report. yes, this is supposed to be an
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independent inquiry. his boss is prime minister boris johnson. right now it's him and his staff that get the first look at that report. they'll take it to parliament. in a couple hours' time, the prime minister will be there to provide his statement, his view of that report. this is a week we have been waiting for for weeks. it is gray who has been investigating these multiple allegations of partying, partying during lockdown, when the country was under strict covid rules, under his own roof by his own senior staff that may have committed criminal offenses. that's the case here. there's a second investigation, this one led by police but still on going. the police have asked gray to have minimal references to the most flagrant violations that may have occurred behind me here. what that gray report is going to do is give you a flavor of what this civil servant thinks about the drinking and partying culture that occurred behind me
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the irony is that the supreme court is at the very same time hearing cases about this sort of affirmative racial discrimination while adding someone who is the beneficiary of this sort of quota. >> the white house pushing back on those comments saying
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president biden's vow to nominate a black woman is in line with the best traditions of both parties and our nation and that includes ronald reagan who famously made this pledge as a candidate in 1980. >> i'm announcing that one of the first supreme court vacancies in my administration will be filled by the most qualified woman i can possibly find, one who meets the high standards i will demand for all court appointments. it's time for a woman to sit among our highist jurists. >> joining me is senator mazie hirono. senator hirono, the only difference between what joe biden said and what ronald reagan said that i can infer here, the only word that biden used that reagan didn't was black or african american woman. so what do you think the problem that republicans, some, have
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here is? >> i don't know to tell you the truth because ronald reagan cared about a court that much better reflected the diversity of our country, that meant putting a woman on the court, the first ever woman. i very much agree with lindsey graham who is keeping definitely an open mind that the court should be much more reflective of the diversity of our country, and putting a highly qualified black woman would do that. >> again, roger wicker, the way he phrased that and the way that you're hearing some people phrase things right now, it seems to suggest something, and i'd wondering what you hear in that. >> i'm very disappointed that roger is acting as though the president is not going to nominate someone who is highly qualified, fair and objective. all of president biden's
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nominees have had those qualifications. >> what are you specifically looking for in a justice? look, you're not going to get to choose who president biden nominates here, but if you did have a say among the various jurists out there that he seems to be considering, what would you most like to see? >> i'm looking for someone who will be fair and objective, who supports the rule of law and precedent, unlike too many of former president trump's nominees. >> i want to ask you about something that donald trump said over the weekend. he was at a rally, and he suggested if he were to run and win again, he might pardon some of the people who were involved in the insurrection on january 6th of 2021. what are your concerns about a statement like that from a legal or political perspective?
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>> this is former president trump once again -- he's telegraphing to people who support him, go ahead and break the law, i will pardon you. this is abuse of pardon powers. he's not even the president. so trump is continuing to divide the country, trying to become relevant. i totally disagree, of course, with where he's going. in fact, i am one of the sponsors of a bill that would prevent the abuse of the president's pardon powers. >> look, the justice department and merrick garland said he'll investigate the january 6th insurrection as high as it goes. at this point, how much do you approve of what you know of the investigation? do you feel like he's going far enough publicly? do you think he should be investigating donald trump? >> for all we know, he may be investigating donald trump because merrick garland has said that nobody is going to be
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immune from the kind of investigation they're doing. the fact of the matter is that there are investigations going on. the january 6th committee is reviewing all kinds of things, including some -- i would say there were some plans ahead of time which led to the insurrection and the riot that occurred on january 6th. really, john, there's no question in my mind that these rioters, if they found any of us, that we would have been hurt or worse. >> senator mazie hirono, i appreciate your time this morning. thank you very much. >> thank you. thanks, john. here is what else to watch today.
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a california man accused of setting off two car explosions just days apart. what we now know about a possible motive one of the americans kidnapped in haiti is breaking his silence. we'll speak with him about the terrifying 62 days that he was held captive.
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time now for five things to know for your "new day." cnn learned that then vice president elect kamala harris drove within yards of a pipe bomb planted outside the democratic national committee headquarters on the same day as the capitol insurrection last year. multiple sources also revealing that harris was in the building for nearly two hours before the bomb was discovered. police in sacramento have made an arrest in connection with a pair of recent car
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explosions. authorities believe it was the handiwork of 23-year-old cody wiggs. he was seen detonating two pipe bombs placed inside the buildings. the nation mourning a shocking loss. cheslie kryst who won miss usa in 2019 died after jumping from a manhattan building over the weekend. the circumstances leading up to her death are not clear. kryst practiced civil litigation for a law firm and also worked to help prisoners who may have been sentenced unjustly free of charge. >> heartbreaking. joe rogan apologizing to streaming giant spotify and anyone he says he has offended with the coronavirus misinformation on his podcast amid a fierce backlash from a number of artists threatening to leave the platform.
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billionaire elon musk offering a teenager $5,000 to deliver a twitter bot account, elonjet, which tracks his personal plane's whereabouts. but 19-year-old jack sweeney wants $50,000. sweeney said he suggested using a blocking program to counter tracking. >> those are five things to know on your "new day." don't forget to download the 5 things potted cast every morning. go to cnn.5things. a plea deal reached for two of the men convicted of murdering ahmaud arbery. what it means for their time be hind bars. new information about how close kamala harris was to the pipe bomb planted inside the dnc last year.
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warehouses, processing facilities. production dropped 8% in just a week with staff sick and quarantine teed. distributors are cutting orders to some grocery stores by 20% to 40%. >> it's been whack a mole, one item one day and a completely different segment the next. >> reporter: demand for groceries keeps surging with people stuck at home and inflation at a 39-year high. >> a lot of times you're limiting with what you can get. >> a recent survey found 37% of customers are very concerned about shortages seen on items like pet food, paper goods and cream cheese. >> there's just not as many things on the shelves. >> reporter: the biden administration says they're working to ease inflation, accusing some of the largest meat processors of raising prices just to drive up profits. experts are projecting more grocery price hikes in the months ahead. >> we have to be really strategic and intentional. >> reporter: begtd runs a blog about cooking on a budget.
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her advice, look for sales flyers before shopping, join store loyalty programs and plan meals around cheap filling items like rice and beans as well as shelf stable ingredients like fruits and vegetables. >> every time you throw food away, you're literally throwing money in the garbage. >> reporter: every dollar counts. >> it's going to be hard. i've got to get out here and find something to do and make it work. >> right now experts are urging people not to go out and panic-buy groceries. there should be plenty of food but may be limited options in the weeks ahead. they're expecting the price increases to only continue with u.s. consumer sentiment at its lowest level since 2011. brianna and john. >> i've been noticing this and i know a lot of people have. it seems to be also random stuff. we're struggling to find jalapenos in my house. i don't eat them. i have family members who love
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them. there aren't enough. >> it's hit or miss for a lot of people. a lot of folks are frustrated. >> you said jalapenos anchovies and juice boxes. >> juice boxes. oh, my god. >> i don't know want to tell you how to live. i would not mix those three. >> they don't go together. >> you do you. >> juice boxes for my kids. anchovy is the key to tasty vegetables. a little olive oil, little anchovy. no one will know it's in there. it's delicious. >> as someone who occasionally has to sit next to you, i know. >> i eat them onset for breakfast. >> sorry, gabe, you had to listen to this. a lot of this has to do with demand. we're seeing unprecedented demand in this economy for many things. so it's not in some cases there's mass shortages of anything. it's just that more people want the anchovies now than ever before. >> more people are stuck at
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home. more people are cooking meals, and so, you're right, grocery store sales are through the roof. so they're really just trying to meet that demand, and every time you see something like a massive snowstorm that throws just another wrinkle in the supply chain congestion that's causing so many problems. >> gabe, great report. thank you so much. >> gabe didn't want to take sides. gabe was going to play it straight no matter what. >> he wasn't going to insult me for eating anchovies. just in, the nypd investigating a tragic loss this morning after a former miss usa jumped to her death from a manhattan high-rise building. cheslie kryst named miss usa in 2019 was just 30 years old. cnn's jean casarez is joining me now. this is a very tough one because she was on social media the morning of, jean, and this is someone with so many beautiful
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things ahead of her in life, too. >> yes, and so many accomplishments already. we just learned the nypd says there will be an investigation into her death. this is protocol in many jurisdictions, because when you have a death, there needs to be an investigation. the nypd came out very quickly yesterday saying that she jumped from a building to her death on sunday. those are facts. those are the facts that they assessed and believed were relevant. of course, they are. but now there needs to be more. we're working to see if there will be an autopsy performed on the body, any toxicology taken, any other tests that are protocol normally in a situation like this. at this point we have confirmed that there will be an investigation, a death investigation into this beautiful young woman, a former miss usa in 2019 and an
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time now for "the good stuff," a pennsylvania community found a way to say thank you to 14-year-old cohen stahl who made
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it his business in digging out his neighbors, even plowing around the bright red fire hydrants. >> in this day and age with all the technology, you don't see kids out doing things, let alone helping out the community like this. it's such a vital thing that he is doing for the community. >> stahl has been making the cleanup rounds using, in addition to the shovel, a plow attached to his all-terrain vehicle, but a fire took that option out of commission. his all terrain vehicle up in flames. no details as to why or how. fast-forward to stahl's appreciative neighbors, they started a go-fund-me site to help him get a new set of wheels. >> i'm helping them and they helped me back which i think feels great. i'm glad that they're helping me out. i'll just keep doing what i'm doing, plowing mailboxes and
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driveways and fire hydrants. >> at last count the gofundme has raised $8,000 and counting. that should set him up with a new vehicle and a new plow. everyone wins, everyone wins. >> a virtuous circle. >> good for him. cnn coverage continues right now. good morning everyone. i'm bianna golodryga. >> i'm jim sciutto. this morning brand new details about how close then vice president elect kamala harris was to a pipe bomb planted outside dnc headquarters on january 6th 2021. multiple law enforcement officials familiar with the investigation say she drove within several yards of the explosive device, remarkably close. we'll have more on that in just a minute. plus a georgia district attorney is now asking the fbi for security help as former president trump take

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